QB Chad Kelly has surgery on wrist, can’t throw for 3 months

April 11, 2017 in Sports

By DAVID BRANDT Former Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly has had surgery on his right wrist just weeks before the NFL draft and won’t be able to throw for the next […]

Timberwolves rebrand looks to shed recent failures

April 11, 2017 in Sports

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When designer Rodney Richardson made the trek from Hattiesburg, Mississippi to Minneapolis to further his research in the rebranding of the Minnesota Timberwolves, he […]

CHS senior wins national championship in powerlifting

April 6, 2017 in Sports

The Mississippi Link Newswire Austin Perkins began preparing for the powerlifting national championship a week after the Clinton Arrows won the 2016 football state title. “He was predicted to get […]

Berry overcomes injuries to lead Tar Heels to NCAA title

April 4, 2017 in Sports

By AARON BEARD GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joel Berry II kept battling, both against the pain of ankle injuries and the frustration brimming from an off-target shot that had plagued […]

Mississippi State women come up short of miracle NCAA finish

April 3, 2017 in Sports

By STEPHEN HAWKINS DALLAS (AP) — The Mississippi State miracle finished a little short. Two days after ending four-time defending national champion UConn’s record 111-game winning streak, the Bulldogs lost […]

2 games removed from 70-point showing, Suns’ Booker sits out

March 28, 2017 in Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker sat out Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks with an ankle injury that he aggravated in his 70-point performance. Booker was already […]

William, Mississippi State women earn 1st Final Four berth

March 27, 2017 in Sports

By CLIFF BRUNT OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Morgan William gave her late stepfather the ultimate tribute. The 5-foot-5 point guard scored a career-high 41 points and second-seeded Mississippi State upset […]

Georgetown fires John Thompson III after another losing year

March 23, 2017 in Sports

By HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown’s basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national […]